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Keeping Christ in Christmas 

Author: Maria Killoran
Keeping Christ in Christmas Many people complain today about how commercial Christmas has become. Many businesses (us included!) hope for profits through the Christmas trade. Many years ago,...

 

On the Road to Bethlehem

Author: Maria Killoran
On the Road to Bethlehem (Meditations for the 5 Days Before Christmas) Without Mary, the Mother of Jesus, we would not be celebrating Christmas. Not only did She say "Yes", to reverse...

 

Fasting

Author: Information gathered by Maria Killoran
The fifth precept of the Catholic Church is: “You shall observe the prescribed days of fasting and abstinence." The Catechism of the Catholic Church says: " Although we often think of fasting...

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September - Feastdays

Author: Information gathered by Maria Killoran

Pope John Paul II says:

"... even though it is not possible to establish an exactchronological point for identifying the date of Mary's birth, the Church has constantly been aware that Mary appeared on the horizon of salvation history before Christ. It is a fact ...

 

October - Information on the Rosary

Author: Information gathered by Maria Killoran

In 1925, Lucia made known to the world, another of Our Lady's requests that had been made during a recent apparition.

"Look, my daughter, at my Heart encircled by these thorns with which men pierce it at every moment by their blasphemies and ingratitude. You, at least, strive to console me, and so I announce: I promise to assist at the hour of death...

 

November - All Saints' Day

Author: Information gathered by Maria Killoran

The special feastdays of November, All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day remind us of the communion of saints.  We express belief in this everytime we pray the Apostles' Creed.  What is the communion of saints? There are three parts...

 

December - Advent

Author: Information gathered by Maria Killoran

Without Mary, the Mother of Jesus, we would not be celebrating Christmas. Not only did She say "Yes", to reverse the "No' of Adam and Eve to God, and thus gave birth to Him who is our Saviour and Redeemer, but She was and is still, a perfect example of what it means to follow, worship and belong to God.

 
 
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